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National Spinal Health Month sounds pretty boring to everyone…except maybe a chiropractor…So we decided to make it fun for you too!

Get Smart...Help Others and Have Fun Winning Prizes Month

Grand Prize is a $300 Visa Gift Card…. plus Free Massages, Pillows and other prizes

GET SMART about:

 Your spine and why it is important

· Interesting Health and Wellness facts that impact you and your family listed below

· Nokomis Chiropractic and Our Purpose

· Helping You to Express Life to the Fullest

..plus you will get to know more about Dr. Olson, Dr. Matt and the Team...who we are as people and what makes us passionate about health and helping others

In October, New Patients* can Get Out of Pain and Regain Your Health with the October New Patient Special 

  • Includes:  Consultation, Exam and Digital Motion X-rays (as needed)
  •                                    And your 1st Adjustment

For Just $39.95

*Medicare and Medical Assistance Restrictions Apply

2017 October Spine and Health Trivia
1) What are your neck, mid back, and low back vertebrae called? (Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar)
2) How many of each do you have? (7-Cervical, 12-Thoracic, and 5-Lumbar)
3) What is the definition of health?  (A state of optimal physical, mental and social well-being; NOT merely the absence of disease or symptoms)

4) What controls and coordinates all of the 75 Trillion cells of YOUR body. (Brain and Central Nervous System) (That is why it is called the master control system)

5) What is the “Purpose Statement” of Nokomis Chiropractic and Wellness? Helping you, express life to the fullest. 

6) What is a Subluxation? It’s a chiropractic term used to describe when the spine is out of alignment causing:

  • 1) a stiff or stuck feeling of the vertebrae and muscle tightness
  • 2) pressure or pinching on the nerve, which interferes with the messages between the brain and body
7) What percentage of Americans currently have a Chronic Health Condition? (over 40% and the number is expected to reach 50% by 2030) Why do you think the number keeps increasing?

8) The United States ranks (37th) out of 39 industrialized countries regarding the quality of health of the population…. However, the US is #1 in the amount of money spent on health care per individual per year. (Over $10,000 per person per year)

9) The United States consumes (56 %) percent of all the medications and 80% of Opioid painkillers prescribed annually Worldwide… BUT the U.S is only 5% of the World’s population. Does that make sense to anyone?

10) Chronic health conditions account for what percentage of health care cost?  75%

11) What is the Chiropractic/Holistic approach for treating non-emergency/non-life threatening health problems? Increase the level of health and function of the body… through chiropractic, rest, nutrition, exercise, acupuncture, etc to treat the cause of the problem…. and then if that does not resolve the problem, use drugs and surgery as a last resort)

12) What is the Medical/Allopathic approach to treating non-emergency/non-life-threatening health problem? Start with drugs to treat the symptoms and then give another drug to treat the side effects of the 1st drug. 

13) Name 5 things in your life that fall apart if they do not receive preventative maintenance: (your health, relationships, house, car, and teeth.) 

14) What are the most common conditions chiropractors treat children for? (Ear infections, asthma, allergies, bed wetting, colic, and headaches.)

15) Are drugs like Tylenol, Aleve, Aspirin, and Motrin safe? (NO!!!  over 16,000 people in the United States die annually from liver and kidney damage from these commonly used over the counter medications.
16) Do we recommend that typical “healthy” adults or children get a flu shot? NO (they are less than 50% effective and there are serious safety concerns because it has the highest levels of Thimerosal (mercury-based) aluminum and formaldehyde of all the vaccines given. You would have to weigh 500lbs to be able to safely process the high levels of these toxic heavy metals)

17) What are the three phases/types of Chiropractic care? I)Relief care (treating symptoms only) II) Corrective Care (correcting the cause of the problem) and III) Wellness/Maintenance Care (optima the l function of the brain and nervous system).

18) What can subluxations of the nerves going to your stomach cause? (ulcers, acid reflux and indigestion) (drugs like Nexium and Prilosec are one of the largest money makers for pharmaceutical company’s and they don’t actually fix the problem)

19) What is the is #1 cause of chronic headaches? Subluxations of the cervical spine. (It is one of our favorite conditions to treat because we get such great results using our unique approach)

20) What controls your immune system? (Your nervous system)

21) What is the True cause of most all cold, cases of flu, sickness & disease? (Lowered immune resistance) …not just bacteria or virus.

22) Common effects of “Whiplash” are: stiffness/general achiness, shoulder/neck/arm pain, headaches, dizziness, numbness/tingling/weakness, nausea, and sleep problems.

23) What is unique about Nokomis Chiropractic and Wellness that allows us to get great result for our patients’?

  • 1) Detailed evaluation and x-ray analysis, that allows us to identify the cause of your problem. Most chiropractors do not take x-rays
  • 2) Treatment approach that includes a combination of Chiropractic adjustments, massage and home rehab to correct the problem 
  • 3) Affordable maintenance/wellness plans for individuals and families.
24) It only takes an accident of 6MPH to cause “Whiplash” injury. (Have you seen our website video?)

25) The pharmaceutical industry spends over 4 billion dollars in the United States each year on advertising directly to the public in order to create a demand for their drugs.  (More than they spend on research and development)

26) What is INNATE intelligence? (The intelligence you were born with, that runs your body without you thinking about it) (ie. increase your heart rate when you run, or digesting the food you eat) 

27) Why are the home exercises we give you important? (They help strengthen and stabilize the muscles and ligaments of your spine allowing you to get long-term sustainable benefits from your Chiropractic adjustments.)

28) What general supplements do Dr. Matt and Dr. Olson recommend that all adults should take? (Vit D, Calcium, Fish oil, probiotics and a daily multi-vitamin.

29) Sciatica is the numbness & tingling pain running down the back of the leg into the foot or toes caused by Subluxations in the Low Back. 

30) The effects of “Whiplash” can take weeks, months or even years to cause pain or symptoms. (So always get checked by a chiropractor if your accident was more than 6 miles per hour)

31) Why do you need to take Vit D?  Because Vit D deficiency leads to depression, MS, lower immune function and many other problems…. And you cannot make Vit D if you live in Minnesota from Oct to May, because the sun is at too low of an angle.

32) Your own “No-fault” car insurance pays 100% for your Chiropractic and Massage treatment when you have been in a car accident, no matter who caused the accident.…also if you are hit by a car while walking or biking.
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